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During the Nintendo Conference, Namco Bandai announced to press that it's working on a new Ace Combat title for 3DS, tentatively named Ace Combat 3D. 4Gamer's brief description of the game mentions battling over detailed ravines and town areas in 3D. The other new game announced by Namco is Double...

October 1st 2010 at 10:34am 0 Comments
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Sega outlined part of its plans for Nintendo's new handheld during last night's press conference. During the next fiscal year (which runs until March 31, 2012), Sega plans to release six titles for the 3DS, only two of which have been detailed: Super Monkey Ball and ... something Sonic-flavored. W...

September 29th 2010 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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While we're all nice and caught up with the news from last night's Nintendo conference, we didn't get to attend the conference itself. If, like us, you suffer from lack of Iwata exposure, you can watch his video presentation and read his slides -- in English -- at Nintendo's site.

September 29th 2010 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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One of the belles of last night's Nintendo press ball was the 3DS version of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. According to Andriasang, Konami revealed that the "revival" of the PS2 stealth-action classic is set to arrive in Japan next Spring, assumedly a couple short months after the handheld's Feb...

September 29th 2010 at 10:39am 0 Comments
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Nintendo produced a few slick videos of its various console lineups for its conference, now embedded after the break. In addition to footage of known 3DS games, including Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition and Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle, the 3DS video reveals a second Resident Evil...

September 29th 2010 at 4:05am 0 Comments
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Despite the 3DS making its big appearance at Nintendo's conference and dominating the news, that system doesn't get to claim the weirdest story of the night. The humble DS gets that honor, thanks to "Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS," which is exactly what it sounds like. Judging by the screensho...

September 29th 2010 at 3:40am 0 Comments
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Nintendo president Satoru Iwata confirmed that the company is indeed developing the Wii Remote Plus, integrating Wii MotionPlus into a much handier all-in-one design. No release details, but FlingSmash hits Japan on November 18 and the device has been spotted as a pack-in with the game Stateside.

September 29th 2010 at 3:30am 0 Comments
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Beyond gaming applications, Nintendo's upcoming handheld console will feature media functionality as well -- this much we knew. What Nintendo announced at its press conference today in Japan, however, is that the 3DS will also be streaming 3D videos "on an experimental basis" through a partnership w...

September 29th 2010 at 3:20am 0 Comments
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Nintendo's conference today wasn't all about the 3DS. The publisher has also announced new DS and Wii titles. Mistwalker's The Last Story was given a January 27 release date, but more excitingly, two new Wii sequels were announced -- one for the GBA/DS Rhythm Heaven series, and one for Zero, know...

September 29th 2010 at 3:10am 0 Comments
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Nintendo didn't just drop a Japanese release date and price for the 3DS tonight -- in a document (PDF) released following this evening's press conference, the company detailed more of the hardware's features, including unexpected pack-ins. ¥25,000 ($299) will net you -- among other things -- a...

September 29th 2010 at 3:02am 0 Comments
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The 3DS is going to answer DSiWare fans' prayers (except for the one about not having to pay 300 bucks for a new system). A hardware fact sheet (PDF) notes that it is possible to move downloaded software from one 3DS to a newly-purchased 3DS (at least, if our translation is accurate). In addition, i...

September 29th 2010 at 2:15am 0 Comments